[syslinux] knoppix boot fail probably due to bad int 820

Fredrik Stax{ng fstx at Update.UU.SE
Tue Mar 30 06:40:38 PST 2004

"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa at zytor.com> writes:

>Fredrik Stax{ng wrote:
>> Knoppix says initrd extends beyond end of memory. I thing this 
>> is the same problem as 
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=146350&archive=yes
>Please post the bootup messages.

I saw your reply to Anthony Marshall before I saw this. I inferred that
you do not care about buggy BIOSes, so I flashed in the latest version.
It boots Knoppix now, but unfortunately it does not work with my new
hard disk anymore ;-[

If you look at the link above you will find a printout of the E820 table.
2.4.19 (at least) contains code to "Sanitize the BIOS e820 map" in

Fredrik Stax\"ang | rot13: sfgk at hcqngr.hh.fr

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